BIS extends certification deadline till January

The government has given permission to electronics hardware manufacturers to import products on the basis of producing a self declared certificate, whereby they need to mention that their products are being tested in government-certified labs [....]


India Attains the Status Of ‘Authorising Nation’ And Can Now Certify Electronics Products Acceptable Globally

India has attained the status of 17th nation to earn this recognition as per the release [....]


Government Finalising Plans To Fund Electronics Startups

This move will provide entrepreneur with a short runway to success, stated PVG Menon, president, Indian Electronics and Semiconductor Association [....]

Mr. Farooq Abdullah
Minister of New and Renewable Energy

MNRE Says India, Chile To Improve Cooperation In Renewable Energy

According to a statement issued by the Press Information Bureau, the Union Minister stressed on the fact that India is interested in a serious and meaningful cooperation with the whole Latin American region, especially Chile with regard to renewable energy [....]

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Govt. Gets Proposals Worth Rs 515 Billions To Set Up Semiconductor FAB Units In Noida And Prantij

By Srabani Sen The Cabinet on Thursday (Sep 12, 2013) gave an initial approval to set up two semiconductor wafer fabrication (fab) manufacturing facilities in the country. However, the Cabinet would now seek proposals from more chip manufacturers before giving the final nod. The Cabinet took the decision after reviewing proposals from two consortia, and [...]


Indian Govt Approves Proposal For Setting Up Two Semiconductor Fab Units

These fabs will boost R&D and innovation in the field of electronics, which will eventually help in generating 30 million jobs (both direct and indirect) in the country by 2020 [....]


India, Japan Move Forward For Setting Up of Electronic Township In India

Wednesday, September 11, 2013: As part of their continuing efforts to enhance bilateral investment and trade, India and Japan have decided to work further for setting up a Japanese Electronics Manufacturing Township (JEMT) in India. “Both sides have noted the idea to establish a Japanese electronics manufacturing township (JEMT) in India with world class infrastructure [...]

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Proposal For Fab Units Will Be Taken Up By The Cabinet

Jaypee Group is spearheading one of the two project consortium. It has IBM as its technology partner, whereas the other project is led by Hindustan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation. Its technology partner is Geneva-based STMicroelectronics [....]


Rs 110 Billion To Boost The Indian Electronics Industry: DeitY

Thursday, September 05, 2013: Over the last couple of decades, India has been the epicenter of consumer demand fuelled by a phenomenal GDP growth. While all sectors have been poured in with heavy demands, one sector that stands out is the high-end electronics products. The demand for the same has grown multifold during the last [...]


Long Awaited Electronics-Specific Venture Capital Funds For Manufacturing Likely To Get Rolling Soon

The government has hinted that the entry of Venture Capital firms into electronics manufacturing projects is finally on the anvil with DeitY already into advanced talks with some of the players who could invest in one of the government’s projects starting next month. While it is undoubtedly a welcome sign to boost local manufacturing for [...]